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COVID-19 UPDATE: A message from our GM

The team at Chefs’ Toys wants you to know we’re most definitely in this together. As always, we’re here for you when you need us! As we imagine many of you are, we’ve been busy over recent weeks taking care of our team, doing everything we can to pull together …

How to Clean and Season Your Grill Grates

You may think grilling prowess is all about using the best cuts of meat and learning expert techniques. However, mastering the art of grilling starts with properly cleaning and maintaining your grilling surface. Regular grill cleanings reduce the risk of grease fires and protect your grill grates from rusting. With …

Resources for Small Businesses During COVID-19

Updated: May 22, 2020 We’ve put together a list of resources relevant to small businesses during this unprecedented time. We hope you find these helpful! COVID-19 Reopening Guidance – Restaurant Industry [Click Here] National Restaurant Association RestaurantsAct.com – A one-stop hub of critical information for restaurants, employees, customers, and industry …

Commercial Fryer Buying Guide

You’re managing a flagship burger joint or a popular American steakhouse. The crowds keep filing in, and everyone is craving fresh french fries or a platter of chicken tenders. It’s all hands on deck in your kitchen, and at the center of the action is your commercial fryer. A commercial …

COVID-19 UPDATE: How Chefs’ Toys is Responding

(Updated: May 12, 2020) A Letter to Customers, Vendors, and Partners. As news around COVID-19 is changing by the minute, we wanted to let you know that we’re monitoring developments closely. We recognize that the restaurant and foodservice industry has been greatly impacted over the past few weeks, and we …

Essential Advice for Young Chefs

Kyle Sampson has a deep understanding of the kitchen. He began working as a busser at age 15 before graduating from UCLA with a history degree. His passion for cooking reignited after he committed to an apprenticeship with the American Culinary Foundation in his mid-30s. He then went on to …

Food Safety In Restaurants

Food safety in the foodservice industry isn’t optional. If you’ve worked in a restaurant for a while, you might think you know everything about proper food handling and hygiene, but it’s never a bad idea to take a refresher course. There are plenty of smart strategies for handling and storing …

Why Should You Buy Cast Iron Skillets?

Cast iron skillets are always referred to as something of greatness. The legend of a cast iron skillet is known to be the end all, be all of cookware. But, why? Today, we’re going to dive into all things cast iron to really understand what these fabled skillets are capable …

How To Make A Charcuterie Board That Will Impress

Charcuterie is so much more than a cheese plate. It’s a blank canvas where you can assemble fine cheeses, cured meats, and complementary side dishes. It’s also the perfect centerpiece for a party, whether you’re hosting a classy dinner or a casual sports hangout. In this handy guide, we’ve shared …